Andrew Sonter 7:55 PM This is always a big game, but a loss for the Bulldogs could see them slip out of the eight by the end of the weekend. The Roosters, meanwhile, can take another big stride towards a top-four berth for the finals.
Michael Carayannis 6:33 PM Suspended Cronulla prop Andrew Fifita will be made to front the club's board following abuse allegations levelled at him.
Darren Walton NSW captain Paul Gallen is officially available for State of Origin selection next year after finally reaching an agreement with Cronulla.
Mitch Jennings The Mata'utia clan are close, but oldest brother Peter has given his siblings a wide berth this week.
A string of North Queensland players, including star Johnathan Thurston, have purchased land and homes from the club's chairman.